Ikegami Honmon-ji

Join the Festivities and See Ten Thousand Lights at a Temple in Tokyo This October

They say that light shines brightest in the darkest of nights. If you want to witness a parade of thousands of lights in Tokyo, the Oeshiki Festival is perfect for you! Held annually in October, the Oeshiki commemorates the death anniversary of Nichiren Shonin. This Buddhist festival is celebrated all over Japan, but the Oeshiki…

The Top 10 Things to Do near Haneda Airport in Ota City, Tokyo

Ota City (大田区) is probably the least known among the 23 special wards of Tokyo (東京). Many foreign tourists do not even know much about it even though it is home to one of the country’s famous international airports namely, Haneda (羽田). In fact, Ota is the largest ward in Tokyo and has many things…

Ikegami Honmonji which we highly recommend

When you’ll get to Japan you might noticed that there is a lot of temples and shrines. But there is a highly recommended one called ‘Ikegami Honmonji’. This huge temple is located in Ikegami in the South West of Tokyo. Ikegami is actually a small and very quiet town where you can still observe old…